Make Holiday Tags Like No One ELF!

Hi readers! Happy Tuesday! I’m thrilled to welcome back guest designer Elena Roussakis to the blog today, not only because she is such a talented artist, but also because her creations undoubtedly make me smile when I see them! I hope you feel the same. :) Enjoy!

I wanted to show how it would be easy to change the look of the new Mama Elephant elves, just by hand-drawing them new faces. I took my craft scissors and actually cut out the existing faces, but kept them so I would be free to use them again, should I choose.

Once they were all colored and cut out, I put them to the side and worked on my double-layered tag. For the base layer, I used a cut-out of the classic stripe cover die as a stencil. I turned it so the stripes would be diagonal and used a dauber to sponge in the stripes.

The finishing touches involved adding the sentiments, assembling, and threading the twine.



Thanks for reading today, and thanks again to Elena for sharing these lovely tags with us on our blog today!


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  1. I love the combination u have used, its very pretty and in the end the background created by the incorporation of this combination is amazing.

  2. SO CUTE and SO ELEGANT too!!!
    THANK YOU for sharing with us Elena :)
    CONGRATULATIONS to all the lucky winners too!!!

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